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John Deere expands Construction & Forestry Technician training program to eighth community college

John Deere expands Construction & Forestry...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Sep 13, 2013

John Deere has expanded its Construction & Forestry Technicians program to an eighth community college. The latest school to include ...

Everything you need to know about maintenance for propane powered pickup trucks

Everything you need to know about maintenance for...

Posted by Tom Jackson on Sep 01, 2013

An increasing number of contractors and fleet managers are looking into the feasibility of running pickup trucks powered by liquid ...

74 tips for reducing equipment costs (46-55)

74 tips for reducing equipment costs (46-55)

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Aug 30, 2013

Last week, we hit the halfway point in this series of 74 tips for reducing your equipment costs. Here is ...

Texas proposal could transfer road maintenance to cities

Texas proposal could transfer road maintenance to...

Posted by Amanda Bayhi on Aug 19, 2013

The Texas Transportation Commission next week will discuss a proposal that would transfer maintenance of nearly 1,900 miles of state ...

Robotic mowers trim embankments on Illinois Tollway

Robotic mowers trim embankments on Illinois Tollway

Posted by Amanda Bayhi on Aug 14, 2013

Illinois Tollway workers have begun using a robotic mower to trim embankments along the Illinois Tollway, according to a report ...

Ford details maintenance for CNG/LPG F-150, says truck can be specced for either fuel, plus gasoline, but not both

Ford details maintenance for CNG/LPG F-150, says truck...

Posted by Tom Jackson on Aug 07, 2013

Earlier this week we posted a news story about Ford's debut of the first factory spec half-ton pickup capable of ...

DEF Jam: Everything you need to know about buying and dispensing Diesel Exhaust Fluid

DEF Jam: Everything you need to know about buying and...

Posted by Tom Jackson on Aug 01, 2013

Ready or not, in the near future you will get to know – and have to manage – a relatively ...

How to properly adjust the track tension on your crawler excavator

How to properly adjust the track tension on your...

Posted by Equipment World Staff on Jul 24, 2013

Proper track maintenance for crawler excavators is often overlooked. The tracks bear the weight of the machine, but too often ...

MoDOT employs robot to mow roadside grass

MoDOT employs robot to mow roadside grass

Posted by Amanda Bayhi on Jun 13, 2013

The Missouri Department of Transportation (MoDOT) has begun using a remote-controlled robot to mow grass on the sides of some ...

GM offers free 2-year/24k-mile maintenance with 2014 Chevy, GMC and Buick models

GM offers free 2-year/24k-mile maintenance with 2014...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Jun 10, 2013

General Motors has announced that it will begin offering free maintenance to customers who purchase or lease new 2014 Chevrolet, ...

Learn over lunch: Tier 4 webinars focus on fluid contamination issues

Learn over lunch: Tier 4 webinars focus on fluid...

Posted by Equipment World Staff on Jun 10, 2013

Plan to have a seat in front of your computer and grab a sandwich as Richard Hassebrock presents two Tier ...

Save money, boost uptime, be a hero with smart tire management

Save money, boost uptime, be a hero with smart tire...

Posted by Tom Jackson on May 01, 2013

  There are two truths every contractor or fleet manager should know about tires. 1. Tires are expensive. After fuel and wages, ...

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